Welcome to Binghamton University's Department of Political Science
An international leader in the discipline, Binghamton University’s Department of Political Science is ranked in the top 20 by the 2010 NRC Study, and 19th in the world by the Hix study, with faculty who publish widely and are leaders in their fields. Our graduate program offers MA and PhD degrees, and has an outstanding record of PhD placement at research universities. Our undergraduate major is one of the largest in Harpur College, with a Pre-law preparation component and particular strengths in:
- law and courts
- political institutions
- civil war, repression, and human rights
- international relations and foreign policy
- campaigns and elections
Binghamton political science graduates establish careers as researchers, professors, staff members for elected officials, lobbyists, political advocates and lawyers, and business professionals.
News & Announcements
Scott Boddery, Visiting Assistant Professor, Davidson College
Binghamton PhD placements in Faculty positions for 2014/15 include:
Raymond Carman Jr., Assistant Professor, SUNY Plattsburgh
Stephen Chapman, Assistant Professor, Monmouth University
Benjamin Farrer, Assistant Professor, Knox College
Joshua Zingher, Assistant Professor, Old Dominion University
Professor Benjamin Fordham spent the 2010-11 academic year as the Henry Kissinger Scholar in Foreign Policy and International Relations at the Library of Congress.